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Medical Social Worker

Job ID 84038 Date posted 10/30/2017
  • Facility: Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Dual Recovery Services
  • Category: Social Worker Jobs
  • Job Status: Per Diem
  • Shift: Variable
  • FTE: 0.0
  • Shift Start: 10:30 AM
  • Shift End Time: 7 PM

This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County.

Per Diem, Hours vary as needed; typical shift 10:30 am -7:00 pm

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Social Work
  • LCSW
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers 
  • Two years' experience with dual diagnosis
  • Strong knowledge and experience with PTSD patients, both general trauma as well as military related trauma
  • Culturally competent with military population is necessary
  • Knowledge and experience in family systems
  • Basic computer knowledge
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Knowledge and training in the Seeking Safety Model, DBT model

The Medical Social Worker will act as the primary Therapist facilitating group therapy, individual therapy, family therapy, case management.  Candidate must be willing to work closely with an interdisciplinary treatment team. Candidate will be able to document clearly and precisely (documentation to include but is not limited to psycho-social assessments, treatment plans, group notes, treatment updates and progress.

The Dual Recovery Partial Hospital and Intensive Outpatient Program at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital treat patients with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders. The program involves a combination of psycho-educational and behavioral treatment approaches and integrates treatment for both chemical dependency and mental health issues. Clinicians are cross-trained in the principles of mental health and addiction. Different levels of treatment accommodate the individual needs of the dually diagnosed patients. A team of highly dedicated professionals to provide the highest quality patient care.

As the largest behavioral health care provider in San Diego with 149 beds, Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital provides a full range of programs to people of all ages including children, adolescents, adults and seniors challenged by depression, substance abuse or serious mental illness. The hospital’s robust Clinical Research Program has conducted more than 250 clinical trials of investigational medications since its inception in 1963, providing new options and hope for people with mental illness.

Sharp Mesa Vista provides inpatient care and offer outpatient programs throughout the community.

Physical Requirements may be discussed at the time of interview

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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